ExpanDrive Desktop for Mac
Learn how to use ExpanDrive Desktop (mac version 2023.3.2) to store backups on the ScPrime distributed datacenter using the XNS Relayer.
ExpanDrive Desktop is an app that you can use to back up your files to your cloud storage account or NAS. ExpanDrive is compatible with S3 protocol destinations, so it makes a good match for XNS storage.
Read this guide for how to configure ExpanDrive Desktop to backup to XNS.
- Install ExpanDrive Backup from here
- Install the XNS Relayer
- Configure the XNS Relayer’s Endpoint Access Key and Endpoint Secret Key
Step 1: Open ExpanDrive Desktop and select Amazon S3 tile
Step 2: Add your XNS relayer details, add Credentials and click Save
|Service||[Your IP]:[MinIO Port]||This is the IP or hostname of your XNS Relayer and the port defined in the Advanced Settings (‘MINIO_PORT’, default is 9000).|
|[Endpoint Access Key (Username)]||This is defined in the XNS Relayer General Configuration.|
|Endpoint Secret Key (Password)||This is defined in the XNS Relayer General Configuration.|
|Region||any||This setting is optional|
|Nickname||any||This setting is optional|
|Bucket||any||This setting is optional|
|Automatically Mount as Drive||[checked]||Check this option if you want your S3 bucket to be available in Finder|